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swelling under chin

Hi. I have recently noticed that under my chin is swollen. The time period is less than a month. I smoke about a pack and 1/2 a day. It almost looks like a double chin. When I look can feel a definte area that is swollen, and it is not small (about 3 inches long). Could someone please help me or give me some advise. I am worried that this might be cancer of the throat or esphogus.
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replied October 20th, 2008
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Is this swelling hard, painful?
Does it fluctuate in size?
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replied March 22nd, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
It could be benign swelling or due to lymphoma.
I would suggest you to have ultrasound followed by excisional biopsy to sort it out.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
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